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State Police help promote autism awareness

4 years ago April 07, 2011 Apr 7, 2011 Thursday, April 07 2011 Thursday, April 07, 2011 11:01:59 AM CDT in 2une In
Source: 2une In
By: Brittany Rivas

BATON ROUGE - Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez has proclaimed April "Autism Awareness Month" in Ascension Parish.

Louisiana State Police are teaming up with the Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge to encourage the public to get active for autism.

The Greater Baton Rouge ACTIVE for Autism 2nd Annual Run/Walk and Fun Fest will be on April 9 at the State Police Headquarters on Independence Boulevard from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Jamie Tindle with Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge and Colonel Mike Edmonson with Louisiana State Police stopped by 2une In to tell us more about the event.

The event benefits the Resource Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders, a program offered through Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge.

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